User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:7.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/7.0.1
Build ID: 20110928134238
Steps to reproduce:
From bug 686305 comment 2, I tried downloading jsshell-win32.zip and jsshell-win64-x86_64.zip, tried extracting each of them into their own subdirectory, and tried running js.exe. Neither one worked, and gave the error "the program can't start because mozutils.dll is missing from [my] computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.". What am I missing, and where can I find mozutils.dll if in fact I need it?
Needs a packaging fix:
There are two options, really: either include mozutils.dll, or stop linking jsshell to it. Do we have a reason to specifically want jsshell to use jemalloc?
Note: with the landing of bug 414946, the same issue will hit mac, too. Whichever route we take, we can remove the #ifdef in packager.mk, zip will only complain about missing file, but won't fail (iirc its behaviour)
I suspect Spidermonkey hackers will in fact want a JS shell linked with jemalloc.
Created attachment 577705 [details] [diff] [review]
Add mozutils library to jsshell distributable
I spoke to David, he's fine with me taking this bug.
This patch simply adds the mozutils library to the archive file containing jsshell.
I built a try-server version at https://tbpl.mozilla.org/?tree=Try&rev=2b9b32464d81 and tested Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows jsshells and they all run without asking for mozutils
*** Bug 703381 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Try run for 2b9b32464d81 is complete.
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